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Mark Hempstead

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science
Tufts Computer Architecture Laboratory

Mark D. Hempstead

Mark Hempstead

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science
Tufts Computer Architecture Laboratory

Phone 617-627-0969
Halligan Hall, Room 235A
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
computer architecture, computer systems, power-aware computing, embedded systems, mobile computing
Biography: 

Mark Hempstead received a B.S. in computer engineering from Tufts University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in engineering from Harvard University, working with Professors David Brooks and Gu-Yeon Wei. Before joining Tufts School of Engineering, Hempstead was an assistant professor at Drexel University. In 2014, he received an NSF CAREER award and the Drexel College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award.

Education: 
Ph.D., Engineering Sciences, Harvard University
M.S., Engineering Sciences, Harvard University
B.S., Computer Engineering, Tufts University
Professional Experience: 
2015-present:

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2010-2015:

Junior Colehower Chair Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University

2009:

Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Intern, ARM Ltd.

2005:

Research Intern, VSSAD Group, Intel Corporation

1998-2001:

Director of Information Services, Good Shepherd Food Bank

Research Interests: 

Mark Hempstead's research group investigates methods to increase energy efficiency across the boundaries of circuits, architecture, and systems.

Selected Honors and Awards: 
2014: Allen Rothwarf Award for Teaching Excellence, Drexel University
2014: Excellence in Research Award, Drexel College of Engineering
2014: NSF CAREER Award
2006: SRC Design Contest Winner
Selected Professional Activities: 
2015: Registration Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS)
2013: Keynote Speaker, IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD)
2011-2014: Publications Chair, International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS)
Professional Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Computer Society
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture (SIGARCH)
Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

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